He may have gotten away with it had he skipped the distress call
and programed the Malibu to crash in the Gulf of Mexico.
Where was he going to disappear to?
Obviously he had no new identity planned as he showed his real driver
license to the Alabama cop that gave him a ride to a motel.
Man, was that guy a dumbass or what?
Todays paper reports that he is believed to have pocketed 100s of
thousands from unsuspecting investors.